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Politics Jan 03WATCH: House votes on plan to end partial shutdown
In one of its first official acts, the House passed a series of bills Thursday to fund several federal departments that are closed because of a partial government shutdown, which is now in its 13th day. Under the plan,…
Politics Jan 03WATCH: Democrats take control of the House as new Congress convenes
The House will convene at noon today. Watch the event here.
Politics Jan 03WATCH: Senators sworn in as new Congress begins
The Senate convened today. Watch senators being sworn in here.
Politics Jan 03Democrats take control of the House today. Here’s what to expect
Shutdown aside, there are several other items on Democrats’ agenda. Here's what to expect as the new Congress convenes today.
Nation Dec 26A second migrant child died in U.S. custody this month. Here’s what we know
Felipe Gómez Alonzo’s death again raises questions about whether officials failed to notice vital signs of distress from a migrant child in government custody.
Politics Dec 21Mattis is leaving. What does that mean for Trump?
Here’s why Mattis’ resignation has worried lawmakers and what it means for U.S. foreign policy going forward.
Nation Dec 204 questions about the Trump administration’s decision to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico
Asylum seekers at the southwest border will now have to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed in U.S. immigration courts, a significant departure from decades of American immigration policy. Here's what we know about the change.
Politics Dec 20WATCH: Nancy Pelosi’s end-of-year news conference
Pelosi spoke from the U.S. Capitol today. Watch her remarks here.
Nation Dec 19What changes to this fingerprinting rule could mean for migrant children in U.S. custody
The government is expected to release 2,000 or so migrant children to designated sponsors in the coming days.
Politics Dec 19What we learned — and still don’t know — from Senate reports on Russian election propaganda
The reports focus on the machinations of the Internet Research Agency, a well-funded organization within Russia’s propaganda wing that was indicted in February by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team for plotting to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.